Tuesday, 29 July 2008

MAN BOOKER LONGLIST OUT NOW!




Aravind Adiga - The White Tiger
Gaynor Arnold - Girl in a Blue Dress
Sebastian Barry - The Secret Scripture
John Berger - From A to X
Michelle de Kretser - The Lost Dog
Amitav Ghosh - Sea of Poppies
Linda Grant - The Clothes on Their Backs
Mohammed Hanif - A Case of Exploding Mangoes
Philip Hensher - The Northern Clemency
Joseph O'Neill - Netherland
Salman Rushdie - The Enchantress of Florence
Tom Rob Smith - Child 44
Steve Toltz - A Fraction of the Whole

Our own Sebastian Barry and Joseph O'Neill (pictured) feature. Well done. Exciting!

4 comments:

Tania Hershman said...

Any of them short story collections?

Women Rule Writer said...

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The Man Booker is only for 'full length novels'. That's why some media types were fuming when Ian McEwan's rather short novel (novella?) 'On Chesil Beach' got on the list last year.
WRW x

BarbaraS said...

Lovely to see Sebastian Barry and Joesph O'Neill there, I agree!

ayomorocco said...

Joseph O'Neill appears to be the bookies favourites. Let's hope it's not the kiss of death.